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Sonal has finished reading $30\%$ of a $340$-page novel. How many pages has she read? $102$ $103$ $105$ $113$
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Of $150$ people polled, $105$ said they rode the city bus at least $3$ times per week. How many people out of $100,000$ could be expected to ride the city bus at least $3$ times each week? $55,000$ $70,000$ $72,500$ $75,000$
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In an examination, $52\%$ of the candidates failed in English, $42\%$ in Mathematics and $17\%$ in both. The number of those who passed in both the subjects, is : $83\%$ $23\%$ $64\%$ $55.5\%$
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A dishonest milkman professes to sell his milk at $C.P$. but he mixes it with water and thereby gains $25\%$. The percentage of water in the mixture is : $25\%$ $20\%$ $4\%$ None of these
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$5\%$ income of $A$ is equal to $15\%$ income of $B$ and $10\%$ income of $B$ is equal to $20\%$ income of $C$. If income of $C$ is ₹ $2000$, then total income of $A, B$ and $C$ (in rupees) is : $6000$ $9000$ $12000$ $18000$
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A man sells an article at a gain of $15\%$ Had he bought it at $10\%$ less and sold it for ₹ $4$ less, he would have gained $25\%$. The cost price of the article is : ₹ $140$ ₹ $150$ ₹ $160$ ₹ $180$
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A jar full of whisky contains $40\%$ of alcohol. A part of this whisky is replaced by another containing $19\%$ alcohol and now the percentage of alcohol was found to be $26$. The quantity of whisky replaced is : $\frac{2}{5}$ $\frac{1}{3}$ $\frac{2}{3}$ $\frac{3}{5}$
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The price of an article was increased by $p\%$, later the new price was decreased by $p\%$. If the last price was Re. $1$ then the original price was: $\dfrac{1-p^{2}}{200}\\$ $\dfrac{\sqrt{1-p^{2}}}{100} \\$ $1-\dfrac{p^{2}}{10,000-p^{2}} \\$ $\dfrac{10,000}{10,000-p^{2}}$
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Tarun bought a T.V with $20\%$ discount on the labelled price. If he had bought it with $25\%$ discount, he would have saved $₹500$. At what price did he buy the T.V.? $₹8,000$ $₹10,000$ $₹12,000$ $₹16,000$
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One litre of water is evaporated from $6$ litres of a solution containing $4\%$ of sugar. The percentage of sugar in the remaining solution is: $\dfrac{7}{5}\% \\$ $\dfrac{26}{5}\% \\$ $\dfrac{24}{5}\% \\$ $\dfrac{17}{5}\%$
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Irvin sold a book at a profit of $12\%.$ If Irvin had sold it for Rs. $18$ more, then $18\%$ would have been gained. Find the cost price. Rs. $600$ Rs. $300$ Rs. $400$ Rs. $200$
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Shirin went to a bakery and bought items worth Rs. $25,$ out of which $30$ paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was $6\%,$ then what was the cost of the tax free items? Rs. $12$ Rs. $19.70$ Rs. $19.10$ Rs. $18.80$
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Irvin sold a book at a profit of $12\%$. If Irvin had sold it for $₹18$ more, then $18\%$ would have been gained. Find the cost price. $₹600$ $₹300$ $₹400$ $₹200$
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After the price of apples reduced, it enabled a person to purchase $3$ apples for $₹1$ instead of $₹1.25$. What is the percentage reduction in price? $20$ $25$ $30$ $33.33$
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The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a magazine. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it. $\textbf{Various Expenditures (in percentage) Incurred in publishing a Magazine}$ The price of the magazine is marked $20\%$ above the ... the cost of the paper used in a single copy of the magazine ? ₹$36$ ₹$37.50$ ₹$42$ ₹$44.25$
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The following pie-chart shows the percentage distribution of the expenditure incurred in publishing a magazine. Study the pie-chart and answer the question based on it. $\textbf{Various Expenditures (in percentage) Incurred in publishing a Magazine}$ Royalty on the magazine is less than the printing cost by : $5\%$ $33\dfrac{1}{5}\%$ $20\%$ $25\%$
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$1/4$th of $60\%$ of a number is equal to $2/5$th of $20\%$ of another number. What is the respective ratio of the first number to that of second number? $8:15$ $5:9$ $8:13$ $4:7$
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Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured $9$ marks more than the other and his marks were $56\%$ of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are $39, 30$ $41, 32$ $42, 33$ $43, 34$
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In an examination, the average marks obtained by students who passed was $x$ %, while the average of those who failed was $y$ %. The average marks of all students taking the exam was $z$ %. Find in terms of $x, y$ and $z$ ... $\left ( y-z \right )\left ( z-y \right )$ $\left ( y-z \right )\left ( x-z \right )$
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For constructing the working class consumer price index number of a particular town, the following weights corresponding to different group of items were assigned : Food - $55$, Fuel - $15$, Clothing - $10$, Rent - $8$ and Miscellaneous - $12$. It is known that the rise in food prices is double ... $317.14,158.57,94.64,189.28$ $311.14,159.57,90.64,198.28$ $321.14,162.57,84.46,175.38$
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By what percent did the number of temporary workers employed by $M/s$ Mega Corp Limited increase from April $1$ to May $1$? $40$% $25$% $20$% $12$%
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Cost of production of $1$ item by company $F$ is what percent of the cost of production of item II by company $D$? $16$% $33.33$% $66.67$% None of the above
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If on May $1$, $60$% of the permanent workers and $40$% of the temporary workers employed by $M/s$ Mega Corp Limited were women, how many of the workers employed by $M/s$ Mega Corp Limited at that time were women? $200$ $120$ $410$ $260$
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If profit is defined as the difference between the selling price and the average cost, and each bottle is solid for Rs $510$, what is the approximate percent profit earned by the firm? $5$% $10$% $15$% $17.5$%
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Ravi's salary before he got an increment was 20% of total income of of his family.His increment was one fourth of his salary after increment.What percentage of total income of his family is his new salary
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The number of votes not cast for the Praja Party increased by 25% in the National General Elections over those not cast for it in the previous Assembly Polls, and the Praja Party lost by a majority twice as large as that by which it had won the Assembly Polls. If a total 2, ... people voted each time, how many voted for the Praja Party in the Assembly Elections? 1,10,000 1,50,000 1,40,000 1,20,000
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What is the price of bananas? I. With Rs. $84$, I can buy $14$ bananas and $35$ oranges. II. If price of bananas if reduced by $50$% then we can buy $48$ bananas in Rs. $12$. if the questions can be answered with the help of both the statements ... . if the question can be answered with the help $0$ statement $II$ alone if the question can be answered with the help of statement $I$ alone
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What is the profit percent? I. The cost price is $80$% of the selling price. II. The profit is Rs. $50$. if the questions can be answered with the help of both the statements but not with the help of either statement itself. if the question can not ... statements. if the question can be answered with the help 0 statement II alone if the question can be answered with the help of statement I alone
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Choose the correct option: There are three different cable channels namely Ahead, Luck and Bang. In a survey it was found that $85$% of viewers respond to Bang, $20$% to Luck. and $30$% to Ahead. $20$ ... , and $16$% respond to Bang and Luck, what is the percentage of viewers who watch only Luck? $20$ $10$ $16$ None of these
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There are three different cable channels namely Ahead, Luck and Bang. In a survey it was found that $85$% of viewers respond to Bang, $20$% to Luck. and $30$% to Ahead. $20$% of viewers respond to exactly two channels and $5$% to none. What percentage of the viewers responded to all three? $10$ $12$ $14$ None of these
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Choose the correct option: The rate of inflation was $1000$%. What will be the cost of an article, which costs $6$ units of currency now, two years from now? $666$ $660$ $720$ $726$
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Two-fifths of the voters promise to vote for P and the rest promise to vote for Q. Of these, on the last day, $15$% of the voters went back on their promise to vote for P and $25$% of voters went back of their promise to vote for Q, and P lost by 2 votes. Then the total number of voters is: $100$ $110$ $90$ $95$
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The first table gives the percentage of students in the class of M.B.A who sought employment in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Software. The second table given the average starting salaries of the students per month, in these areas. The average annual rate at which the initial salary offered in Software, increases $21$% $33$% $16.3$% $65$%
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The first table gives the percentage of students in the class of M.B.A who sought employment in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Software. The second table given the average starting salaries of the students per month, in these areas. What is the average monthly salary offered to a management graduate in the year $1993$? $6433$ $6330$ $6333$ Cannot be determined
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The first table gives the percentage of students in the class of M.B.A who sought employment in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Software. The second table given the average starting salaries of the students per month, in these areas. What is the percent increase in the average salary of Finance from $1992$ to $1996$? $60$ $32$ $96$ $80$
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The first table gives the percentage of students in the class of M.B.A who sought employment in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Software. The second table given the average starting salaries of the students per month, in these areas. In $1994$, students seeking jobs in finance earned Rs. _____ more than those opting for software (in lakhs) $43$ $33.8$ $28.4$ $38.8$
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The first table gives the percentage of students in the class of M.B.A who sought employment in the areas of Finance, Marketing and Software. The second table given the average starting salaries of the students per month, in these areas. The number of students who got jobs in finance is less than the number of students getting marketing jobs, in the five years, by $826$ $650$ $725$ $548$
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A student gets an aggregate of 60% marks in five subjects in the ratio $10:9:8:7:6$. If the passing marks are $50$% of the maximum marks and each subjects has the same maximum marks, in how many subjects did he pass the exam? $2$ $3$ $4$ $5$
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Three candidates contested an election and received 1136, 7636 and 11628 votes respectively. What percentage of the total votes did the winning candidate get?
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Rahul went to a shop and bought things worth Rs. 25, out of which 30 paise went on sales tax on taxable purchases. If the tax rate was 6%, then what was the cost of the tax free items?